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Exercise Physiology for Health Fitness and Performance

Denise Smith, Sharon Plowman

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 760

The new edition of Plowman and Smith's renowned text continues to the authoritative textbook for teaching Exercise Physiology. This engaging and beautifully designed text integrates theoretical and research based basic exercise physiology with real-world application to prepare students for exciting positions in exercise science, fitness, physical education, athletic training, rehabilitation, coaching and/or allied health professions. Accessible and engaging, the 5th Edition offers coverage of foundational science and critical exercise physiology topics. Organized by independent units (Metabolic, Cardiovascular-respiratory, Neuromuscular-skeletal, and Neuroendocrine-immune) this text offers maximum teaching flexibility for faculty and consistent presentation of material for the student.
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Nutrition for Dental Health

A Guide for the Dental Professional

Rebecca Sroda

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 448

Reflecting significant changes in the industry and the latest research in the field, this fully updated 3rd Edition of Rebecca Sroda's Nutrition for Dental Health provides dental hygiene and dental assisting students up-to-date, easy-to-understand coverage of basic nutrition and diet information with an emphasis on the relationship of nutrition and diet to oral health. Now in vibrant full color, this accessible and student-friendly 3rd Edition features up-to-date, evidence-based content, new practice-focused features, outstanding end-of-chapter and online learning tools, and enhanced instructors resources.New Videos on Chairside Counseling, filmed by the author, bring to life the how-to's of patient counseling. One of the chairside counseling videos will be available in Spanish.New chapter on Complimentary Nutritive Therapies introduces students to alternative ways that patients prevent and treat their oral concerns using everyday nutritive remedies.New instructor resources; include Voice-over PowerPoint Presentations,Critical Thinking Activities,and a downloadable Comprehensive Patient Forms Booklet.New and revised end-of-chapter learning aids-including self-assessment exercises, correlations of content to everyday life, Practice for Patients boxes featuring case studies with questions, and up-to-date web resources-encourage critical thinking and help students master the content,New student ancillaries, including Chairside Counseling videos, electronic flashcards, and a Chairside Counselingquick reference card, provide opportunities for interactive review and practice.MyPlate (and MiPlato) coverage replaces the 3rd Edition's Food Pyramid to align with the latest USDA recommendations on encouraging lifelong healthy eating behaviors.Evidence-based research supports content and ensures the currency and accuracy of the book's coverage.A new full-color design and art program includes graphics, illustrations, and photos to engage today's extremely visual learner.New content on the relationship between nutrition and periodontal/oral disease in Chapter 3 is written/contributed by, best-selling author Jill Gehrig.Current information on vitamins and minerals demonstrates their effect on oral disease.New co-author: Registered Dietician Tonia Reinhard gives a dietician's perspective, solidifying the scientific aspect of the book.Food for Thought boxes provide interesting, real-life, need-to-know information.An entire unit (Part VI) dedicated to nutritional counseling prepares students for a key role of practicing dental hygienists.A friendly look and tone throughout the book draws students in and make the subject of nutrition interesting and lively.Nutrients-at-a-Glance charts contain common categories of information to help students organize and compare major nutrients and herbs. Charts can be found in the appendix.
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Patient Assessment Tutorials

A Step-By-Step Guide for the Dental Hygienist

Jill Gehrig

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 704

This updated 4th Edition of Jill Gehrig's highly visual, step-by-step guide takes dental hygienists-in-training through the process of patient assessment, emphasizing both the actual physical assessment and the human interaction involved. The 4th Edition includes four chapters on communication (including an all-new motivational interviewing chapter), as well as unique Human Element sections that include real-life experiences shared by patients, students, and clinicians. Enhanced by case studies, student learning aids, videos, and a new audio glossary, Patient Assessment Tutorials provides students with everything they need to succeed in the course and their future careers as dental hygienists. Key Features:An all-new motivational interviewing chapter in Part 1 helps students build skills in a collaborative form of communication designed to elicit and strengthen motivation for behavioral change.New coverage on communicating with patients with special needs, such as autism, Asperger's, and Down Syndrome, enhances student skills.Online student resources, including video clips, a new audio glossary, and suggested Internet sites, bring concepts and techniques to life.A new Audio Glossary is ideal for mastering the vocabulary of dental hygiene on the go, and especially helpful when English is a second language.Module Overviews and Outlineswith Learning Objectives make information easier to locate, provide an organizational framework, and assist students in recognizing and studying important concepts.Peak Procedures sections provide a straightforward, step-by-step guide for practicing and perfecting assessment techniques in a self-instructional format that fosters autonomy and decision-making skills.Ready References provide quick access to important information and can be removed from the book, laminated or placed in plastic page protectors, and assembled in a notebook for use in clinical settings.The Human Element sections include real-life experiences shared by students, patients, and experienced clinicians to help students understand the clinical relevance of chapter topics.Progressive Case Studies that reveal assessment information as students move through the book encourage students to interpret the findings, relate them to previous information, and make decisions about patient care.Skill Checks allow students to evaluate their strengths and limitations in performing assessment procedures.Key Terminology is highlighted in bold type, clearly defined, and then gathered together into a comprehensive Glossary at the back of the book.Comprehensive Patient Case Studies in the final module present patient assessment data and challenge students to interpret and use the assessment information in patient care planning.Detailed, full-color illustrations and photographs visually guide students through procedures and techniques.
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Study Guide for Essentials of Nursing Research

Cheryl Tatano Beck, Denise F. Polit

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 248

Study Guide for Essentials of Nursing Research is a companion to Essentials of Nursing Research. It reinforces key concepts covered in the textbook through a variety of question types and exercises that make it easy to remember essential information and build critical-thinking skills. Application exercises help you read, comprehend, and critique nursing studies. You will answer Questions of Fact, which guide you in reading the eight research articles in the study guide's appendices, and Questions for Discussion, which aid you in assessing the merits of various aspects of the studies.Study questions pose queries about research studies that make you think critically about research reports and how to conduct research.Matching exercises challenge your ability to link related terms and concepts.Completion exercises test your memory and are a great refresher before an exam.Includes eight full research articles and answers to selected study guide exercises.
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Essentials of Nursing Research

Cheryl Tatano Beck, Denise F. Polit

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 512

Give your students everything they need to actively learn how to apply research to nursing practice. Updated to reflect the latest innovations in research methods, this worldwide bestseller helps students learn how to read and critique research reports, speak the language of nursing research, and develop an appreciation of research to enhance nursing practice. AJN award-winning authors Denise Polit and Cheryl Beck present research essentials, dig into the research steps, and explore quantitative and qualitative research, igniting student curiosity and encouraging them to pursue a professional pathway that incorporates thoughtful appraisals of evidence. Highlights of the Ninth Edition Enhanced accessibility. The presentation of complex topics is simplified and streamlined, incorporating more straightforward language.New content. The book's coverage of state-of-the-art research concepts and approaches includes new discussions of quality improvement projects as well as clinical significance, a seldom-mentioned but important topic that has recently gained prominence among nurse researchers.Reorganized coverage. The book's new structure is organized by methodologic content to offer greater continuity and facilitate better understanding of key methodologic differences between quantitative and qualitative research.Critiquing guidelines and support. Each chapter provides questions that walk students through a study, drawing attention to aspects of the study that can be critiqued by research consumers. In addition, full-length research articles and sample critiques at the end of the book provide opportunities for further critiquing practice.Research examples. One or two actual research examples at the end of each chapter sharpen readers' critical thinking skills, and research examples throughout the text illustrate key points and stimulate students' thinking about areas of research inquiry.Practical guidance. Translation of the abstract notions of research methods into more concrete applications includes tips that explain confusing issues in actual research articles.New test generator. Hundreds of multiple-choice questions, which are completely new and written by the book's authors, help instructors assess their students' understanding of the chapter content.
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Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing

Theory and Application

Bessie L. Marquis, Carol J. Huston

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 712

Help your students develop the skills they'll need on the job with today's #1 bestseller. Taking an active learning approach, this Ninth Edition emphasizes the symbiotic elements of leadership and management. All professional nurses today face limited resources and emerging technologies, and this book prepares students through up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of leadership and management concepts, ranging from managing conflict and working collaboratively to organizing patient care and staffing. Benefitting students who often have limited opportunities to observe high-performing middle- and top-level managers in practice, a variety of real-world scenarios are featured throughout and provide opportunities for hands-on learning. New to the Ninth Edition: More than 280 learning exercises (26 NEW to this edition) help students see how concepts can be applied in a wide range of practice situations and health-care settings. The variety of learning modes in the exercises gives students opportunities to apply theory, develop strong critical-thinking skills, and internalize learning. Updated Content Crosswalks--based on the latest AACN, AONE, QSEN, and, new to this edition, ANA standards and competencies--show how content in each chapter draws from or contributes to content identified as essential for baccalaureate and graduate education, for practice as a nurse administrator, and for safety and quality in clinical practice. Updated content on new trends/developments in health care includes the Affordable Care Act, meaningful EHR use, projected nursing shortages, and newer care delivery models focused on ambulatory care and outpatient settings. Expanded coverage of workplace topics includes whistleblowing, liability of supervision of unlicensed workers, bullying, incivility, mobbing, workplace violence, and the authority-power gap. Improved leveling in the test bank allows for better assessment of student progress.
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Postoperative Orthopaedic Rehabilitation

Green

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 816

Bridge the gap between orthopaedic surgery and rehabilitation! Postoperative Orthopaedic Rehabilitation, published in partnership with the AAOS, is the first clinical reference designed to achieve better outcomes and to empower orthopaedic surgeons and rehabilitation specialists by breaking down the traditional boundaries between these two phases of patient management.Key FeaturesAchieve the best possible outcomes with multidisciplinary content co-written by expert surgeons and physical and occupational therapists. Chapters include discussions of relevant anatomy, surgical indications and techniques, rehabilitation protocols, and specific clinical tips and pearls, as well as clear rationales for each rehabilitation protocol.Gain a more thorough, holistic understanding of the entire course of patient management so you can optimally collaborate with your colleagues and accomplish superior results.Access guidance at a glance through concise, clearly formatted chapters containing step-by-step protocols and bulleted lists as well as abundant imaging studies, intraoperative photographs and diagrams, and photographs of rehabilitation methods.Includes eBook! Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC or Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience: The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time - providing a seamless reading experience online or offlinePowerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooksMultiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive designThe ability to highlight text and add notes with one click
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Community & Public Health Nursing

Promoting the Public's Health

Cherie Rector

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 1104

Help your students understand that community/public health nursing skills benefit their nursing practice as well as patient outcomes in acute care This student-friendly, highly visual text expands students' viewpoints from the client-nurse relationship to a population focus. Acknowledging that population-focused tools and interventions are needed in acute care, as infection rates continue to rise and nurse-sensitive outcome indictors are closely monitored, Cherie Rector weaves in meaningful, real-life examples, case studies, and perspectives to help students understand that transitions in care are critical in today's healthcare system. Covering a multitude of community and public settings, situations, and populations, the book helps students learn about promoting health, preventing disease (not just treating it), and protecting at-risk populations-including the elderly, the LGBT community, and veterans. This fully updated 9th Edition encourages students to think more globally and covers new innovations and emerging threats to the public's health. KEY FEATURESNEW! QSEN sections tie key chapter concepts to quality and safety competencies, such as patient-centered care, teamwork & collaboration, evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics, to help students understand the importance of these concepts.NEW! Application to Population Health explores chapter concepts from a population-focused viewpoint and offers current examples of effective population interventions.What Do YOU Think? encourages students to reflect on thought-provoking current topics or dilemmas, enhancing critical thinking skills.Evidence-based Practice demonstrates how current research examples can be applied to public/community health nursing practice to achieve optimal outcomes.From the Case Files presents case study scenarios with application-based questions, challenging students to reflect on assessment and intervention.Perspectives from nursing students, novice to expert public health nurses, faculty members, policy makers, and clients cover commonly held misconceptions about community health nursing and link between skills across settings.Healthy People 2020 highlights pertinent goals and objectives to promote health.Activities to Promote Critical Thinking at the end of each chapter challenge students, promote critical-thinking skills, and encourage active involvement in solving community health problems.UniqueLevels of Prevention Pyramid boxes address a chapter topic and describe nursing actions at each of the three levels of prevention to help students understand this basic community health nursing concept.
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Avoiding Common Errors in the Emergency Department

Amal Mattu, Arjun S. Chanmugam
e altri

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 1080

In a conversational, easy-to-read style, Avoiding Common Errors in the Emergency Department, 2nd Edition, discusses 365 errors commonly made in the practice of emergency medicine and gives practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these pitfalls. Chapters are brief, approachable, and evidence-based, suitable for reading immediately before the start of a rotation, used for quick reference on call, or read daily over the course of one year for personal assessment and review. â Key Features:Coverage includes psychiatry, pediatrics, poisonings, cardiology, obstetrics and gynecology, trauma, general surgery, orthopedics, infectious diseases, gastroenterology, renal, anesthesia and airway management, urology, ENT, and oral and maxillofacial surgery.Completely revised and rewritten by many new authors, as well as returning authors who bring a fresh perspective to new subjects.New key points at the end of each chapter present must-know information in an easy-access, bulleted format.Ideal for emergency medicine physicians, residents, and attendings; emergency nurse practitioners, PAs who practice in the ED, and primary care physicians in urgent care centers. Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience: The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time - providing a seamless reading experience online or offlinePowerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooksMultiple viewing options offer the ability to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive designThe ability to highlight text and add notes with one click
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Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery: Reconstructive Knee Surgery

Johnson

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 496

Take your mastery to the next level! Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery (c): Reconstructive Knee Surgery is your ideal source for perfecting today's most advanced and effective surgical techniques for knee reconstruction. Each chapter presents a world-leading orthopaedic surgeon's preferred approach to a specific knee problem, replete with expert technical pearls to help you achieve optimal patient outcomes.Key FeaturesOvercome a full range of challenges in reconstructive knee surgery with in-depth sections on extensor mechanism/patellofemoral problems, meniscus surgery, ligament injuries/instability, and reconstruction of the articular cartilage and synovium.Update your skills with comprehensive updates throughout reflecting all of the latest advances in the field, including many new chapters, new topics, and new surgical innovations.See exactly how to proceed thanks to thousands of high-quality, step-by-step photographs and drawings.Produce the best outcomes through comprehensive discussions of indications and contraindications, decision making, operation room methodology, and pitfalls. Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience: The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time - providing a seamless reading experience online or offlinePowerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooksMultiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive designThe ability to highlight text and add notes with one clickLook for other great titles in the Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery series!
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Clinical Anesthesia

Bruce F. Cullen, M. Christine Stock
e altri

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 1808

Where experts turn for definitive answers! Clinical Anesthesia covers the full spectrum of clinical issues and options in anesthesiology, providing insightful coverage of pharmacology, physiology, co-existing diseases, and surgical procedures. Unmatched in its clarity and depth of coverage as well as its robust multimedia features, this classic clinical reference brings you the very latest essential knowledge in the field, equipping you to effectively apply today's standards of care and make optimal clinical decisions on behalf of your patients. Key Features:*Apply the latest know-how with a new chapter on cardiovascular pharmacology...new coverage of autonomic pharmacology...a greatly expanded Clinical Updates section...updated coverage of occupational hazards...and many other important additions.*Focus on the most essential information with Key Points in every chapter.*Advance your skills with over 175 new Narrated Interactive Clinical Vignettes - which immerse you in a virtual classroom setting where a master teacher guides you through a focused discussion on common and uncommon clinical topics. A clinical question is posed, and you are given time to develop an appropriate answer. Then, in a stepwise fashion, you will see and hear the answer unfold.* In addition to the Interactive vignettes, the ebook also comes with a collection of over 270 procedural videos to help hone your technique.Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience: * The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time - providing a seamless reading experience online or offline* Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooks* Multiple viewing options offer the ability to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive design* The ability to highlight text and add notes with one click
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Kaplan and Sadock's Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry

Benjamin J. Sadock, Pedro Ruiz
e altri

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 4997

50th Anniversary Edition The cornerstone text in the field for 50 years, Kaplan & Sadock's Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry has consistently kept pace with the rapid growth of research and knowledge in neural science, as well as biological and psychological science. This two-volume Tenth Edition shares the expertise of over 600 renowned contributors who cover the full range of psychiatry and mental health, including neural science, genetics, neuropsychiatry, psychopharmacology, and other key areas. It remains the gold standard of reference for all those who work with the mentally ill, including psychiatrists and other physicians, psychologists, psychiatric social workers, psychiatric nurses, and other mental health professionals. * New authors bring a fresh perspective to many topics, keeping you at the forefront of current developments in the field.* Thoroughly updated coverage of neural sciences, with new sections on epigenetics, the microbiome, systems neuroscience, the Human Connectome Project, neurodevelopment, and many more.* Extensively revised sections on schizophrenia, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, geriatric psychiatry and neurocognitive disorders.* Uniquely comprehensive information of psychosomatic medicine, including chapters on obesity, chronic pain, and psychiatric sequella of critical illness.* Timely information on public and global psychiatry, biological therapies, and psychotherapies.*"Text within a text" coverage of child psychiatry includes thorough information on neuroimaging, assessment, genetics, sleep disorders, and the impact on parents of raising a psychiatrically disabled child.* Abundant case histories add clarity and represent the vast clinical experiences and wisdom of hundreds of contributing authors. Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience: * The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time - providing a seamless reading experience online or offline* Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooks* Multiple viewing options offer the ability to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive design* The ability to highlight text and add notes with one click
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ACSM's Resources for the Exercise Physiologist

American College of Sports Medicine

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 472

Published by the American College of Sports Medicine, this new edition is essential for certification candidates and practicing Exercise Physiologists. As the official preparation book for the ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist examination, the title will guide those seeking certification as they prepare to sit for the exam. For those already practicing, this evidence-based resource will aid in providing the most current, competent guidance to clients. Now fully aligned with the tenth edition of ACSM"s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, this second edition is reflective of the most current standards in the field.These updates include moving to the new pre-participation guidelines, which represent an important and significant change in the prescription of an exercise program. Incorporating ACSM's Exercise is Medicine (R) global health initiative throughout this text prepares the EP-C to become uniquely qualified to work with medical professionals to ensure that all patients and clients are participating in a physical activity program. Organized around the scope of ACSM EP-C practice domains, ACSM's Resources for the Exercise Physiologist includes an introductory section focusing on understanding exercise, physical activity, and pre-exercise screening. Coverage of assessment and programming for both healthy and special populations and extensive content about behavior change allows the EP-C to provide program options for varying types of clients. Finally, this text covers the ethics, legal issues, and business of fitness management.
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The Cleveland Clinic Intensive Review of Pediatrics

Camille Sabella, Robert J. Cunningham

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 664

Review for the pediatric boards with confidence! The Cleveland Clinic Intensive Review of Pediatrics, 5th Edition, provides the core pediatric material you need to know in a practical format ideal for board review and preparation. Up-to-date subspecialty chapters provide concise overviews with bulleted lists, tables, photographs, and radiographs, as well as new multiple-choice questions with detailed rationales. Board simulation chapters in every section and at the end of the book, along with three practice exams, build your test-taking skills. Key Features:Evaluate your strengths and weaknesses, review important concepts efficiently, and gain experience answering board-style questions.An essential resource for physicians preparing for certification or recertification, and for primary care physicians seeking to update their knowledge of pediatrics.Written primarily by distinguished faculty from Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital.Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience:The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time - providing a seamless reading experience online or offlinePowerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooksMultiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive designThe ability to highlight text and add notes with one click
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Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Chadi Tannoury

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 416

The field of spine surgery is in a state of flux, with minimally invasive and open surgical procedures vying for dominance. A new volume in the Minimally Invasive Orthopaedic Surgery series, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery weighs the pros and cons of today's open versus minimally invasive techniques, allowing you to choose the approaches that will best meet your patients' needs. In each chapter, accomplished experts describe the advantages, indications, setup, technical aspects, and problem areas associated with a given minimally invasive procedure, including critiques from surgeons who favor a standard open approach - to give you a balanced, objective foundation for surgical decision making.Key FeaturesSeven comprehensive sections explore the fundamentals of minimally invasive spine surgery; minimally invasive procedures of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine; minimally invasive surgery of the lumbosacral junction and sacroiliac region; and complications of minimally invasive lumbar spine surgeries.Authoritative perspectives from leaders in the field assure you of current, accurate information.Detailed, step-by-step guidance helps you perform each procedure successfully and achieve optimal outcomes.Clinical photographs, radiographs, and detailed line drawings provide visual support to key elements of each procedure.Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience: The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time - providing a seamless reading experience online or offlinePowerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooksMultiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive designThe ability to highlight text and add notes with one click
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Handbook of Kidney Transplantation

Gabriel M. Danovitch

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 624

Concise, readable, practical and well-illustrated, the sixth edition of the Handbook of Kidney Transplantation has been thoroughly updated and revised to reflect the most current knowledge and practice in the field. Ideal for physicians, surgeons, fellows, and nurses who manage kidney transplant patients, it covers everything from treatment options for end-stage renal disease to transplantation, post-operative management and transplant immunology, focusing on every key aspect of the clinical practice of kidney transplantation. Includes new chapters on the Allocation of Deceased Donor Organs and Kidney Transplantation in the Developing World, as well as expanded chapters on living donation and immunosuppressive drugs and protocols.Outlines the major concerns surrounding renal transplantation and the most successful approaches to problems arising in short-term and long-term patient care.Covers immunobiology and immunosuppression, as well as surgery, histocompatibility, and short and long-term follow-up. Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience:The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time - providing a seamless reading experience online or offlinePowerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooksMultiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive designThe ability to highlight text and add notes with one click
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The Essential Pocket Guide for Clinical Nutrition

Mary Width, Tonya Reinhard

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 564

Now featuring a fresh new design, the latest guidelines, the most recent information on disease and nutritional conditions, and all-new online resources, this affordable 2nd Edition of The Essential Pocket Guide for Clinical Nutrition is a quick-access resource ideal for dietitians, students, interns, and other health professionals who are actively engaged in clinical nutrition. Pocket-sized and spiral bound for ease of use, this essential quick-reference resource offers immediate, need-to-know information on nutritional assessment, life stage assessment, and nutrition support, as well as nutrition considerations for specific diseases/conditions-bariatric surgery, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, gastrointestinal diseases, liver and pancreatic diseases, renal diseases, and pulmonary diseases.*New ADIME-at-a-Glance boxes added to each chapter include sample ADIME notes and PES statements.*Journal Access: A Nutrition Today trial subscription is available with the purchase of a new book.*24/7 flexible access to all book content is available online at thePoint.com or via the VST eBook that accompanies the 2nd Edition.* Each chapter's uniform format includes sections on disease process, treatment and nutritional intervention, and patient education.*A new chapter on Bariatric Surgery provides the latest evidence-based information.*A fresh new design facilitates quick reference and table identification.*An expanded "Nutrition-Focused Physical Exam" section in the Assessment chapter covers the latest best practices.*The latest nutritional guidelines are included, including new Malnutrition Guidelines, updated Pregnancy Guidelines on weight gain, updated Cardiovascular Disease Guidelines, and updated Diabetes Guidelines.*The Nestle Mini Assessment (MNA(R)), a validated screening tool that can identify geriatric patients age 65 and above who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition, now appears in the Older Adult chapter.*Quick Reference Tables in each chapter make essential information easy to locate.*Useful Appendices include food-drug interactions, laboratory assessment, new tables on essential minerals, dietary supplements, and the Dietary Reference Intakes, and reference materials.
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Gerontological Nursing

Charlotte Eliopoulos

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 576

Prepare your students for successful gerontological practice! Focusing on the content that students need to know for effective practice, this text offers engaging, evidence-based coverage of the aging process, factors contributing to healthy aging, and unique aspects of disease presentation and management in older adults. Updated to help students meet the challenges of this increasingly diverse population, the ninth edition retains its acclaimed holistic approach through insightful coverage of the psychosocial, legal, ethical, and spiritual elements of patient care. HIGHLIGHTS OF THE NINTH EDITION Concept Mastery Alerts improve students' understanding of potentially confusing topics, as identified by Lippincott's Adaptive Learning Powered by prepU.Consider This Case, Bringing Research to Life, Practice Realities, and Critical Thinking Exercises make concepts come alive and show students how the concepts they are learning are applied in real-life contexts.In-text learning aids--including bolded key terms, communication tips, points to ponder, key concepts, and chapter summaries--help students master important material.Nursing Diagnosis Highlights provide overviews of common diagnoses, covering causes to interventions in an easy-to-understand manner.Nursing Care Plans outline diagnosis, goal, and action for selected health conditions, giving students practical models for effective health care planning.Assessment Guides walk students through general observation, the history-taking interview, and the physical examination. To develop highly capable nurses and promote sound clinical reasoning skills, the ninth edition is supported by Wolters Kluwer's suite of best-in-class digital solutions, including prepU (adaptive quizzing), DocuCare (educational EHR software), and vSim (realistic virtual simulations co-developed by Laerdal Medical and Wolters Kluwer, which are based on the NLN ACE.S Unfolding Cases).
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ACLS Review Made Incredibly Easy

Kate Stout

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 396

ACLS Review Made Incredibly Easy!(R) gives you the confidence you need to pass the ACLS certification exam as well as the knowledge and skills needed to perform advanced cardiac life support. Packed with easy-to-remember definitions and step-by-step directions on the latest treatment algorithms, this enjoyable review text tackles required ACLS course and exam content. It is also the perfect on-the-spot clinical reference-for nurses, students, and all healthcare professionals. Be expertly guided through the latest ACLS training and exam preparation with: *NEW and updated content in quick-read, bulleted format, based on current American Heart Association guidelines*NEW and updated cardiovascular pharmacology content*NEW and updated interventions*Explains ACLS course and exam components and requirements*Proven study strategies, end-of-chapter quick quizzes, and an end-of-book practice test*Explanations of complex concepts-easy-to-retain guidance on how to recognize and treat cardiac arrhythmias, including:* Classifications of interventions, including basic life support skills, adult cardiac arrest algorithm, and defibrillation* Step-by-step how-tos for current treatment algorithms* Managing specific rhythms-hypovolemia, hypoxia, acidosis, hypothermia, cardiac tamponade, tension pneumothorax, pulmonary coronary thrombosis, and more*Dozens of colorful diagrams and illustrations outline the core concepts and skills needed for ACLS certification, including:* CPR - when and how to use it* Devices and procedures skills - safe ventilation techniques, including endotracheal intubation and supraglottic devices, as well as defibrillators, pacemakers, and more* Early management - managing the first 30 minutes of cardiac emergencies* Emergency conditions - which cardiac rhythms may require ACLS treatment* IV and invasive techniques - such as peripheral and central IV line insertion* Pharmacology - knowing the action, indication, dosages, and precautions for the major drugs used during ACLS*Special features that include:*Just the facts - quick summary of each chapter's contento "Nurse Joy" and "Nurse Jake" - expert insights on interventions and problem-solving *Quick quiz - multiple-choice questions after each chapter to help you retain knowledgeo Now I get it! - real-life patient scenarios illustrating correct ACLS interventions o What to look for - tips on identifying and interpreting arrhythmias. About the Clinical Editor Kate Stout, RN, MSN, is a Critical Care Charge RN at Southern Hills Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Sparks & Taylor's Nursing Diagnosis Pocket Guide

Linda Lee Phelps

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Preceded by: Sparks and Taylor's nursing diagnosis pocket guide / Sheila Sparks Ralph, Cynthia M. Taylor. 2nd ed. c2014.
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